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Cittaslow Sebastopol to Celebrate Five Years


Cittaslow Sebastopol to Celebrate Five Years

Celebrate Sebastopol! March 31, 2015
Cittaslow Sebastopol presents Celebrate Sebastopol!
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Guayaki Yerba Mate Bar,
6782 Sebastopol Ave. in Sebastopol.

Cittaslow Sebastopol will be celebrating 5 years of Sebastopol's recognition as a member of the international network of Slow Cities (Cittaslow = "Slow City" in Italian). The event will be a celebration of accomplishments and a preview of upcoming projects – highlighting their eco-tourism campaign for the city.  They will also be honoring their Founding Donors and key community members who have worked so diligently on Cittaslow Sebastopol's projects. Refreshments will be served and door prizes awarded.

Cittaslow Sebastopol's purpose is to preserve Sebastopol's unique town character by collaborating with businesses, nonprofits, individuals, and government agencies to create activities and programs that keep Sebastopol green, local, friendly and artistic. 

In the past five years, Cittaslow Sebastopol has served the city by working on initiatives designed to boost economic vitality, calm traffic and promote creative community engagement. They frequently conduct community surveys, allowing many voices to be heard in the development of their projects. Some of their projects include community meetings in preparation for the General Plan Update, an Eco-Tourism Open House, a Home Stay/Farm Stay Workshop; painting murals on McKinley Street during the Sebastopol Village Building Convergence; piloting the Sebastopol Ped Line, 3 color-coded, self-guided walking tours; joining with Slow Foods to create the "Gravenstein's are Coming" banners; and promoting local produce, heritage, art, and culture. 

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